- KMFRI Research Policy Launch
- ISO certification Launch
- Aquarium Production
- Conference Facilitites
- AMESD Meeting
- Cat fish
- Policy Launch
- Vessels at KMFRI
- RV Uvumbuzi
- Laboratory Services
- Research and Consultancy
- Fish pond
- Pond Harvesting
- Fish Tagging
- Pond construction
- Kisumu Fish traders using modern tech to verify prices
- Community Training
- Students on Attachment
Welcome To KMFRI
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Fisheries Development of the Government of Kenya. It is mandated to conduct aquatic research covering all the Kenyan waters and the corresponding riparian areas including the Kenyan's EEZ in the Indian Ocean waters. The Institute was established by an Act of Parliament (Science and Technology Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya) in 1979 and run by a Board of Management
To be a center of excellence in aquatic research and promotion of sustainable utilization of marine and freshwater resources.
To contribute to the management and sustainable exploitation of aquatic resources and thus alleviate poverty, enhance employment creation and food security through multidisciplinary and collaborative research in both marine and fresh-water aquatic systems
KMFRI'S Research mandate
The research mandate of KMFRI is defined by article No. 4 of the Science and Technology Act of 1979, Cap 250. The Institute is empowered to carry out research in Marine and Freshwater fisheries, Aquatic biology, Aquaculture, Environmental Chemistry, Ecological, Geological and Hydrological studies, as well as Chemical and Physical Oceanography.
The current organization structure comprises Government appointed Board of Directors headed by a Chairman and a Management team under the Director supported by three Deputy Directors(Marine and Coastal, Finance & Administration and Inland Waters).
-KMFRI prepares to devolve Hazina Funds to the Counties
-KCDP offers Entreprenuerial skills to Coastal Communities
-17-May-2013: RV Zeeleeuw to Serve for Kenya
-IMPROVED FISH DRYING TECHNOLOGY TO BOAST INCOME FOR WOMEN GROUP IN KIPINI
-KMFRI OCEAN RESOURCE CENTRE COMPLETED.